In honor of America's war veterans the Census Bureau has add a new web page to its InfoGraphics series. The InfoGraphics series is part of the Bureau's efforts to use data visualization techniques to present in an easy to understand format the information contained in it data collection.
The Memorial Day Information Graphic is located at http://www.census.gov/how/infographics/memorial_day.html. It includes a timeline across major conflicts with counts of those who served and who died. There are also graphics pertaining to the current makeup of our armed forces
Hold the phone!!! The Journalism Library is excited to EXTEND the deadline for the data visualization contest! Submit your entries by Wednesday, May 15th 5pm, for a chance to see yours in poster-size proudly displayed in the Journalism Library. The winner will also receive a libraries mug and the opportunity to submit your work to Columbia University Libraries Academic Commons.
- submissions must use publicly available data; data is broadly defined and can include video, audio, photo
- submissions must be received no later than 5pm on May 15th – please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
- you may use previously submitted class work!
- submissions must be in PDF – please do not include your name in the filename, but please share with us the following in your email!
- your full name
- graduation year
- title for your creation
- data source/s used
Try Ashley's new cool data tools page for help and ideas!
All submissions will be judged based on accurate use of data and originality in aesthetic presentation; panel of judges includes Journalism Librarian, Cristina Ergunay, Data Services Coordinator, Ashley Jester, and JSchool Professors Susan McGregor and Mark Hansen!
The winner will be announced at the JSchool Innovation Showcase on May 17th. We look forward to your submissions!
Lehman Library will have extended library hours and study hall hours until the end of finals, May 16th as follows:
End of Semester Hours Study Space Only
Monday – Thursday 9am – midnight midnight – 4am
Friday 9am – 10pm 10pm – 4am
Saturday 10am – 10pm 10pm – 4am
Sunday 11am – midnight midnight – 4am
All service desks close 15 minutes prior to study hall beginning.